The St Petersburg College Board of Trustees Has Rejected Our Contract

January 27, 2021 In a stunning move the St Petersburg College Board of Trustees voted today in defiance of their own administration to oppose the collective bargaining agreement backed resoundingly by...

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Threats of Political Violence as Americans Prepare for Inauguration

January 14, 2021 The 2020 U.S. election cycle is unprecedented in many ways. In addition to taking place amidst a global pandemic, the U.S. entered this election cycle in a bitterly partisan landscape where...

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Our Story is Your Story

January 14, 2021 Our union was born out of the civil rights movement in one of the most hostile states for workers to organize in the country. In 1968 a dedicated group of St Petersburg sanitation workers...

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20k Workers and Their Families Can Change the World

December 30, 2020 2020 has been a year of hardship and challenge unlike any of us have seen before. We have lost friends, loved ones, and much of life as we knew it before Coronavirus. We have lived through...

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We Work for the People

October 30, 2020 We are adjuncts. We teach because we believe in the power of education to improve people’s lives. Across our state there are thousands of us working everyday to advance the next...

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Florida Ballot Measures Explained

October 2, 2020 Amendment 1 • Vote No Citizenship Requirement to Vote in Florida Elections It is already the law in Florida that non-citizens are barred from voting. The state constitution currently...

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Open Letter to President Trump from Healthcare Professionals

February 21, 2017 Dear Mr. President, As doctors, nurses, healthcare providers, medical students, and above all, healers, we are compelled to speak out against your Executive Order on immigrants and...

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Mayor Gimenez: Don’t Give in to Hate

January 27, 2017 Miami, FL — Monica Russo, SEIU Florida president and executive vice president of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers, has released the following statement in response to Miami-Dade County...

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Henry’s Statement on Trump’s Targeting Immigrant Families

June 21, 2016 WASHINGTON—SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive orders that would put refugees in danger and limit immigration from...

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Message from President Alphonso Mayfield on Black Lives Matter

April 27, 2016 This is a sad week for all of us. We are all shocked and dismayed by the brutal killing of the two black men and five police officers this week. My thoughts and prayers are with all the...

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